Questions tagged [late-payment]

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Clients who don't pay their invoices what are your options?

Given the following facts regarding their agreement: - Client is past due their invoices - Freelancer is an independant contractor / consultant - Not always is there a deliverable product What ...
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Are there measures one can do to ensure clients paying on time?

What are some measures that one can put in place to ensure that clients pay their invoices in a timely manner?
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Client refusing to pay

I recently did some web design samples for a client. The client was looking for an e-commerce website and wanted to see samples of what I intended to make the site look like. They were very adamant on ...
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How long should I leave an overdue payment?

So I freelance along side my day-to-day job, and I have a couple of regular clients who are very slow at paying. On my invoicing system I have set 30 days for payment, but payment usually arrived ...
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Should I warn client that I'm going to have to threaten legal action?

I've been chasing annoyingly small invoice of £100 for over a month now. The client keeps ignoring my emails and phonecalls. Twice he's texted me to apologise with some kind of excuse for why he's ...
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Small claims court for unpaid small invoice? (UK)

I'm having trouble getting paid for an invoice that a client owes me (just £100). He has started ignoring my phonecalls and texts and has never been very good over email to begin with. I'm starting ...
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How do I persuade a client to make good on a “late” payment?

I recently wrote an article for a regional magazine which was published towards the end of 2015. I've followed up with the company several times and they keep promising to get the check out as soon as ...